Yvonne Shine

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These Citizen-Regulators In Arkansas Defied Monsanto. Now They're Under Attack

In Arkansas, there is a kind of David vs. Goliath battle underway over a weedkiller.<p>On one side, there is the giant Monsanto Company. On the other, a committee of 18 people, mostly farmers and small-business owners, that regulates the use of pesticides in the state. It has banned Monsanto's latest …

Agriculture

How Much Does the U.S. Owe China?

U.S. Debt to China: How Much Does It Own?<p>Exactly How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? And Why?<p>Updated May 30, 2018<p>The U.S. debt to China is $1.19 …

China

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

NPR Taste Test: Upside Down Cake To Turn Your Holiday Party All The Way Up

We met up with pastry chef Aggie Chin again this past week to bring you her recommendation for a family-style dessert perfect for a holiday dinner: pear upside down spice cake.<p>She cooked this delectable one in a kitchen with NPR's Ailsa Chang.<p>Listen to their conversation at the link above, and …

Paris climate change agreement: China and US ratify deal as Barack Obama hails 'moment we decided to save our planet'

China and the US have formally ratified a historic climate change agreement drawn up in Paris to cut emissions and fight climate change. Presidents …

Climate

Marijuana to remain illegal under federal law, DEA says

Marijuana advocates who hoped the cascade of states moving to legalize medical marijuana would soften the federal stance on the drug faced disappointment Thursday as the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it will keep marijuana illegal for any purpose.<p>Marijuana will remain a Schedule 1 …

10 Things Parents Should Know About 'The Secret Life of Pets' - GeekMom

<b>What’s it about?</b> <br>Max’s long-time owner suddenly brings home a new pet, causing an extreme case of rivalry between the two dogs. In their attempts to …

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

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Okay I won't call it helicopter I will call it spoon on top of a peanut butter jar<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Lol,they are so smart<p>Jul 11, 2016<p>Que irado esse gato é …

What makes a good story? 10 ways to improve your novel

What makes a good story? A story should satisfy readers’ questions about the five w’s – what, where, why, who and when. We’re satisfied when stories …

Create Compelling Content: 21 Ways Writers Can Find Creative Inspiration

Coming up with ideas for new posts, articles, and even books can be tough. Here's a list of ways to find the inspiration you need.<p>Want to write more posts? Want to write more articles? Want to write a book?<p>If so, you're not alone (here's looking at you, LinkedIn Pulse), but coming up with …

How to Be a Creative Genius

What Picasso, King, and Einstein have to teach entrepreneurs<p>Creativity isn't some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dals of the world possess -- it's a learnable, trainable skill that can be honed into a process. Once you have the process down, you can use it to solve problems …

10 Vegan Waffle Recipes That Left Us Awestruck - One Green Planet

Happy National Waffle Week! What better way to celebrate than by making waffles for breakfast every day (or all day everyday if you like to party …

Greek? Nonfat? Fruit-flavored? A dietitian dishes on yogurt.

It’s amusing that yogurt, which originated as a way to make milk last longer before the days of refrigeration, now makes grocery shopping last longer as we try to make sense of the dizzying selection in the refrigerator case. I regularly get questions from people confused about which yogurt to buy. …

Emergency Pancake Syrup, a Simple Hack You'll Actually Use

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'd like to tell you I'm the sort of person who's tasted her way through every sugar shack in Vermont, that I know a guy who knows a guy across the border, that I skip past lesser grades in pursuit of the elusive …

High-tech scalpel makes brain surgery less risky

The "smart scalpel" developed by a researcher named David Oliva Uribe in Brussels, Belgium doesn't look or even work like a conventional scalpel. It has no edge, has a sensor-rich sphere at the tip, and instead of having the capability to cut people open, it can differentiate between cancerous …

The Brain

No Joke: 6 Fruits and Veggies You Should Never Peel

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Caroline Praderio</i><i>,</i> <i>food and nutrition writer for</i> Prevention <i>magazine and EatClean.com</i><p>Most of the time, we're telling you that eating healthier means you'll need to do a bit more work, e.g. cook more meals at home, DIY your own almond butter, scour every food label. So this will come …

Top Ten Tips to Know Before Booking Tickets and Taking the Train in Europe

Summer is just around the corner and with the Zika virus in full swing, it's one more reason people will be heading to Europe this summer. I personally prefer the train in Europe to any other form of transport. You don't have the same stress as air travel (you don't need to be there 2-plus hours …

7 fruit trees you can grow in your living room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're …

13 Million Americans at Risk From Rising Seas

More than 13 millions Americans could be at risk from sea level rise and related flooding by the end of the century, triple the latest estimates, …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know

The latest clash in the cybersecurity vs. privacy debate played itself out in Congress on Tuesday when the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Supporters say the bill, approved 74-21, will help stop hackers by getting companies that have been breached to share information about …

5 Cheap Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Carry-On

<i>By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors and a phone charger. These are crucial, but there is so …

A Little Bit Country: Five Southern Sojourns for the Whole Family

As the temperatures go south, consider doing the same: these southern cities are high in temperatures, appeal, and charm.<p>As temperatures start …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Just How Happy Are the Pigs That End Up at Whole Foods?

When you're pushing a shopping cart through the chilled air of the Whole Foods Market meat department, past rows of neatly packaged poultry and a …